Warracknabeal Neighbourhood House & Learning Centre Inc

Committed to Innovative Community Learning


Office Hours

Monday to Friday
9.00am to 4.00pm

Closed public holidays and weekends.

Contact Us

2 Cox Street, Warracknabeal, VICTORIA 3393
Phone (03) 5396 1360 Fax (03) 5394 1103                                                                                                                                                                    
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Courses & Programs

ALL CLASSES AND PROGRAMS ARE POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO COVID 19 RESTRICTIONS. We look forward to seeing you back at the Centre when restrictions are lifted.

Expressions of interest are welcomed.  Ideas for programs and courses to be developed will be considered.

We would love to hear from any trainers or tutors who may wish to share their skills with the community.

Please visit our Events Calendar page for more information on upcoming courses.

Upcoming Courses & Programs..... 

YOGA with Susan Martin    

Come and experience the health benefits of Yoga.

For Experienced Participants

Experienced Class:

Date: Tuesday's, 5 Weeks: Feb 25th - March 24th, 2020

Time: Level 2 Yoga: 5.15pm - 6.30pm. Level 1 Yoga: 6.45pm - 8pm

These class is for people who have practiced yoga before.

Cost: $15 casual or $60 per 5 week block.

Please bring a thick blanket, yoga mat if you have one and water. Please fast for 2 hours before the class Disclaimer and Personal History forms required.

Payment and enrolment prior to first session please. Bookings with Neighbourhood House. 03 5396 1360

DSLR Camera Class

With Phil Down

Do you have a DSLR camera and would like to know how to use it to it’s full capacity? Do you want to get off the auto setting? Then this intermediate DSLR class is for you. Phil comes with a wealth of knowledge gleaned from his years as a keen,enthusiastic photographer. Please bring your charged camera, manual, pen and paper.

Date: Sunday March 22, 2020

Time: 2pm - 5pm

Cost: $80

Booking and payment required by Wednesday March 18, 2020

Stories of Albacutya

Film Screening

Come and enjoy this wonderful film which has recorded stories of Lake Albacutya’s past told by some great local identities. You may even hear some stories that you didn’t know about. Lake Albacutya is a RAMSAR site,(a wetland site of international significance) and the largest one in Victoria. It has been dry for over 30 years but still has wonderful bird life and records tens of thousands of visitors each year.

Date: Wednesday March 25, 2020

Time: 7.30pm - 8.45pm

Cost: FREE

Please RSVP by Tuesday March 24, 2020

Aqua Movers             

Aqua Movers is a water aerobics class to assist in fitness using the support of water. 

General pool use is also an available option.

When: Every Monday

Time:  9:10am for 9.20am departure

Where: Horsham Aquatic Centre

Cost: $10.00 per session, includes bus transport, pickup from Neighbourhood House

Participants can also enjoy lunch together at Laneway Cafe at their own cost.

Meditation and Relaxation

With John Martin

Meditation and Relaxation helps to reduce stress, depression and anxiety. Meditation can provide a healing of the human spirit and help us maintain control, balance and insight into our lives. John practices meditation everyday and brings along his many years of experience in creating a relaxed meditative state.

Date: Wednesdays, by appointment.

Time: 2pm

Cost: $2

Bookings required. Please contact us so we can help arrange a time.

Social Media for Small Business "Let's Get Social"

Wanting to improve the way you use social media for you business or community group as part of your marketing plan? But not sure where to start, this workshop is for you! It's designed to help you be confident about the content you’re publishing online to best promote your business.

Date: Thursday, March 19, 2020

Time:  7.30pm - 9.30pm

Where: Warracknabeal Neighbourhood House

Cost: $60 or $40 Concession. Bookings and payment by Monday March 16, 2020

Social Media for Small Business "Shoot for Social" Photography on your iPhone

Need images for your social accounts but don't have budget for professional photography? This is the workshop for you!

What's covered? Using your phone, composition, editing and finding the best light. Participants will create a flat lay and use a lightbox to capture images.

At the end for the session, you will have photographs to use on your business or community page.

Date: Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Time: 10.00am - 12.00pm

Where: Upstairs at Warracknabeal Town Hall

Cost: $80 or $60 Concession. Bookings and payment by Thursday March 19, 2020

Barista Training

One day course. Learn how to make espresso coffees, froth milk, clean machines and grind beans.

Date: Wednesday March 18, 2020

Time: 5.00pm - 9.30pm

Cost: $50 or $25 concession

Learn Local training provided by Helen Dillon from Beulah Bic.

Responsible Service of Alcohol

Delivered by CFT

Accredited with the VCGLR and is essential for anyone working where alcohol is sold.

Date: Thursday, March 26 2020

Time: 5.30pm - 9.30pm

Cost: $110

Enrolment and payment required by Monday, March 26, 2020.

Food Safety Handler - SITXFSA001

Delivered by CFT

Food hygiene awareness is a requirement for all persons handling, preparing and storing food in workplace or volunteer positions.

Date: Tuesday February 25, 2020

Time: 10am-2pm

Cost: $110 payment required on enrolment.

All assessments completed in class

Please enrol by Thursday February 20, 2020.

Provide First Aid & CPR - HLTAID003

Training Delivered by Casey Kosch

Date: Monday March 16, 2020

Time: CPR 8am - 10am

Time: Full First Aid 10.00am - 5.00pm

Cost: $190 or $90 CPR only

Enrolment and payment please by Monday March 9, 2020 to confirm your place and assist with finalising numbers. There is some online homework for all full Provide First Aid participants, that needs to be picked up and completed before the course on Monday March 16, 2020. This will be emailed to you by Casey Kosch after March 9, 2020.

A Unique Student Identifier is required for this course, information on how to obtain a USI can be found in the Forms tab. Photo identification is required with your enrolment or on the day.

Please contact us and provide your name, phone number and email and USI so an online enrolment invitation can be sent to you.

Local Learners

If you want to obtain your Learner Drivers Permit, but need some help to develop better understanding of rules, questions and test requirements?

This programme will put you on the right road and steer you towards achieving your goal. 

Cost: $60 or concession $40

Please contact the Centre to organise a time.


Work Skills

Learn skills to assist your search for work. Includes: Resumes, Personal Presentation, Interview Skills and Budgeting.

Dates and time on appointment. Please contact the centre to organise a time.

Cost: $60 or $40 Concession

Bookings and enrolment forms to be completed before course commencement. Payment required to guarantee your place.

Basic Computers

Our course offers a range of current and practical training modules using Windows 10. Training can be tailored to meet individual or group needs, using online resources to explore a variety of topics.

Date: Friday's February 28 - March 27, 2020

Time: 10am - 12pm

Cost: $60 or $40 concession

Modern laptop computers provided. Enrolment and payment required by Monday Feb 24, 2020

Basic Computers One-On-One

Need specific, perdonally tailored basic computer training? Please contact the centre to arrange a time to talk through your needs and book a one-on-one appropriate time.

Cost: $20 per hour

Date and time to be arranged.

Seniors Computer Session

We are hosting a free digital skills session for people over 50. If you would like to gain some skills in a relaxed setting, this is for you.

Date: Tuesday March 24, 2020

Time: 10.30am - 12pm

Cost: Free

Modern laptop computers provided, or bring your own. Please RSVP by Friday March 20, 2020

Operating an Apple iPad

This short course covers the basic settings and functions for the iPad.

Cost: $20 per hour

Please contact the Centre to register your interest and organise a date and time.

Budgeting Basics

Where does your money go? Do you have any savings? Our short Budgeting Basics program will give you the knowledge to effectively manage you day-to-day finances.

Date: Thursday's March 12 - March 26, 2020

Time: 1pm - 3pm

Cost: $60 or $40 concession

Modern laptop computers provided. Enrolments and payment required by Monday March 9, 2020.

French Language classes > Votre prof Ginny Clark

Beginner Class

Please enquire for start date, time and cost.

Intermediate Class

Date: Tuesday's, 6 sessions starting Feb 4, 2020

Cost: $60

Time: 2.00pm-3.00pm

Advanced Class

Date: Tuesday, 6 sessions from Feb 18th, 2020.

Time: 5.30pm-6.30pm

Cost: $60

Please enquire and book with the Centre. Beginner classes also available. 

English as a Second Language (ESL)

With John Martin

Dates and time on appointment. Please contact the centre to organise a time.

Cost: $60

John volunteers his time to assist those for whom English is their second language and want to improve their conversation and literacy skills. This is provided through one-on-one tuition to ensure individual needs are met.

Writer's Group             

When: First Thursday of every month

Time: 10.00am


Passionate about writing and wanting a forum to share your work with others.  Come along and join the friendly and supportive Writer's Group.
Available during office hours


For learners or established players. Chess set provided.

Cost: $2

Please contact us to organise a day and time.

Harmony Moon's Tarot for Beginners

Have you ever wanted to learn to read and interpret Tarot cards? Or become more connected to your own Tarot deck? In this 6 week program you will be able to learn the basics of the Major, Minor and Court Cards, how they connect and create readings and how to begin reading for yourself. Learn different spreads and combinations or become more confident in your readings and begin reading for others.  Each Student gets their own Tarot Deck to keep.

Date: Wednesday's from March 18 - April 15 2020. 5 x 1 hour classes.

Time: 7pm - 8pm

Cost: $95

Bookings required. Please enrol and pay by Friday March 13, 2020.








Conversational French

Are you planning on traveling and would like to benefit from learning French? Courtesy of Jeanie Clark, this is now possible.

Date: Wednesday's July 23rd to August 27th


Time: 4.00pm-5.00pm


Cost: $50 for 6 weeks.


Please book your place.